While I love to utilize local businesses when I can, the
following resources have come in handy more than once for me and
always deliver. There are so many online resources available and
these are a few that I visit again and again.
www.vistaprint.com - Good
online source for printed materials ranging from postcard
mailers, business cards, brochures, envelopes, shirts, bags,
pens, etc. This isn't the highest quality, but it is really good
www.4by6.com - Great quality
paper. Their pricing seems a little high at first glance, but
order their sample pack to see & feel the quality.
This is a wonderful printing company based in Southern
California. They specialize in business cards, stickers,
magnets, postcards, and folded cards with specialty die-cuts
offered as well. They are reasonably priced and produce
excellent quality printables.
us.moo.com - MOO, based in
Rhode Island, prints beautiful business cards, postcards,
greeting cards, stickers, and their miniature business cards.
They allow an order to have several different images (one per
card). Great for photographers & artists to showcase many
different pieces. Excellent quality too.
Tools I Love
www.istockphoto.com - I
love, love, love the variety of images, both clip-art style
vector graphics and gorgeous photography. Quality and prices are
Kompozer - This is a free,
secure, and reliable html editor available at download.com.
Having an html editor certainly doesn't replace having a website
designer build a great looking site for you. But it does provide
a vehicle to making simple updates to your calendar or events
Mann Graphic Design & Kimberly Mann are not affiliated with nor receive benefits or monies from these vendors. I realize that there are many services provider choices available and I have not tested them all (although I have worked with many). I simply have my favorites that I highly recommend to my family, friends, and clients based on both pricing and the level of customer service I have experienced in the past. If you
have used one of the above companies and were not happy, please
tell me about your experience. I only want to refer the best